Definition of Line drawing

1. Noun. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects.

Exact synonyms: Delineation, Depiction, Limning
Specialized synonyms: Animalization
Generic synonyms: Drawing
Derivative terms: Delineate, Delineate, Delineate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Drawing

line backer
line bees
line block
line break
line breaks
line breeding
line coach
line code
line codes
line conch
line conches
line dance
line dances
line dancing
line double
line drawing (current term)
line drive
line drives
line duty
line engraving
line fed
line feed
line feeding
line feeds
line for soleus muscle
line function
line functions
line graph
line graphs
line in the sand

Literary usage of Line drawing

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1. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"The following list includes the necessary instruments and materials for ordinary line drawing. The items are numbered for convenience in reference and ..."

2. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"The following list includes the necessary instruments and materials for ordinary line drawing. The items are numbered for convenience in reference and ..."

3. Topographical Drawing and Sketching: Including Applications of Photography by Henry Albert Reed (1886)
"Rules for line drawing.—Lines are classed as dotted, broken, and full. A dotted line is a succession of equally sized dots with equal spaces; a broken line, ..."

4. Line & Form by Walter Crane (1900)
"CHAPTER VIII Of the Expression of Relief in Line-drawing—Graphic Aim and Ornamental Aim—Superficial Appearance and Constructive Reality—Accidents and ..."

5. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1894)
"But line drawing exists, and is used for the purpose of expressing abstract thought; of measuring geometric relations and quan- ..."

6. The Fine Arts by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1891)
"Imperfect forms of the Graphic Art; Line- drawing. This last kind of painting will form the theme of the special chapter on the art, but a word may here be ..."

7. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"The simplest form of it is when a drawing is made in transfer ink on lithographic transfer paper (see LITHOGRAPHY), or when a proof of a line drawing on ..."

8. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1869)
"In the same manner as the above described knowledge of the line-drawing between two points is related to the infinitely varying possible cases of such ..."

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